Châteauneuf-Du-Pape

Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.
Posts about Châteauneuf-Du-Pape
  • What We Have Been Drinking—11/17/2014

    …. I guess I have had some good, some bad, and one glass at a café in the town of Châteauneuf-du-Pape that basically blew my mind. While this fell just short of “mind-blowing” it was fantastic. Tropical fruit, a bit of lemon, and a hint of oak (?) on the nose. On the palate? I might change my mind about the mind-blowing comment–this was close…

    the drunken cyclistin Pinot Noir Malbec Chardonnay- 1 readers -
  • What I Have Been Drinking–In Europe

    … and took a bit of a hellish trip back to Paris where a great friend, a tasty meal, and this were waiting for me. Whoa again. Given the context, this was incredible. Hell, without the context this is incredible wine. Toast, brioche, biscuits–all were present and in harmony with the delicate citrus and pear. Wow. What a treat. Out-friggin’-standing. 95-97…

    Jeff Kralik/ the drunken cyclistin Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc- 3 readers -
  • Pégaü-boo, I see you!

    … did. Pégaü Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée 2011 Infanticide. But what I liked about it is that it almost smells of Musar. It doesn't have Musar's volatility nor do I have to look at my soles to see if I've stepped in something canine though there is a slight stink to it, but otherwise the aromas of ripe but savoury, sunny fruit are similar…

    Repository of Useless Information- 1 readers -
  • Wine of the Week 16 – a great Faugères

    …, this is delicious and enjoyable to drink, as well as clearly being a complex and lovely wine. I am sure it would age very well indeed – should you keep a few bottles aside. If you like things like Châteauneuf-du-Pape, then you will enjoy this very much – 91/100 points. Available in the UK from £15 per bottle from Leon Stolarski Fine Wines, Vine…

    Quentin Sadler/ Quentin Sadler's Wine Page- 7 readers -
  • Wine Reviews: Rhone Grab Bag

    … and honeycomb. Some mineral and floral potpourri notes as well. I’m interested in cellaring this for three or four years, maybe more. (90 points IJB) Review: 2013 Les Cailloux (Lucien et André Brunel) Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc - France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape SRP: $30 Bright lemon colored. Vibrant and floral on the nose with papaya…

    Isaac Baker/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog- 7 readers -
  • Pick My Next Bottle – 2001 Châteauneuf-du-Pape

    … The July Installment of Pick My Next Bottle focuses on 2001 Châteauneuf-du-Pape. As I mentioned in the first installment, the purpose of this series is to provide insight into specific wines or producers you may currently have in your cellar. Voting will close this Saturday and the winning bottle will be opened this Sunday. A Bottle…

    Tom Lee/ Zinfandel Chronicles- 11 readers -
  • Château Mont-Redon Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2005

    … Château Mont-Redon Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2005 16 January 2014 by Kenny Galloway Part of our gift package after my team one first prize at the Défi de Bacchus 2009 wine tasting competition in Lyon, France. Figured it was time to crack open the bottle. So cheers to the ONE-FOUR! Château Mont-Redon Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2005 Tasting Notes: Ruby…

    The Grand Crew | wine communityin Syrah -
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